Gulfport, MS.- District Attorney W. Crosby Parker announced today that Former Stone County

Circuit Court Clerk Jeffery O’Neal was indicted by the Stone County Grand Jury on four (4) counts of embezzlement. O’Neal was the Stone County Circuit Court Clerk from 2016-2019. After hearing the facts of the investigation conducted by the Mississippi Auditor’s Office, a Stone County Grand Jury indicted the former clerk on four (4) counts of embezzlement for actions taken while O’Neal was in office. O’Neal will be arraigned during the January 2022 court term in Stone County, and a future trial date will then be selected.

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